Issa Rae to Produce Romantic Musical 'Love in America' for Universal

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The movie will reunite Rae with "Insecure" writer-producer Amy Aniobi and manufacturing companion Deniese Davis.

Issa Rae, co-creator of Insecure, is teaming with Amy Aniobi, a writer-producer on the HBO comedy, for a romantic musical function. Universal has picked up Love in America, which Rae will produce by her manufacturing banner ColorCreative. Rae’s manufacturing companion, Deniese Davis, can be producing the venture, which marks the corporate’s first foray into function movie. ColorCreative had beforehand labored within the community and cable spheres, partnering with firms equivalent to Anonymous Content, BET and HBO.

Details for Love in America are being saved below lock and key, however Aniobi will pen the script with newcomers Khiyon Hursey and Harrison Richlin. Universal government vp manufacturing Erik Baiers and artistic exec Mike Pryce will oversee for the studio.

Rae has snagged Golden Globe nominations two years in a row for her work on Insecure, on which she stars and government produces. She not too long ago wrapped manufacturing on Little, a comedy for Universal which additionally stars Marsai Martin and Regina King.

Love in America is the second Universal venture to be introduced in current weeks that Aniobi is engaged on. She can be connected to write down a dramedy titled Bye Bye Bye, which shall be produced by Kevin Hart and CJ Entertainment and was picked up by Universal in November. Before engaged on Insecure, Aniobi served as an government producer on 2 Dope Queens, a consulting producer on Brothers in Atlanta and a narrative editor on Silicon Valley.

Rae, Aniobi, Hursey and Richlin are repped by UTA. Rae is moreover repped by three Arts Entertainment and Hansen Jacobson; Aniobi is moreover repped by Ziffren Brittenham; and Hursey and Richlin are moreover repped by three Arts.

This article initially appeared on THR.com.